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Money Talks For City Hall
Northeast News The City is reaching out to residents for their opinions on high-priority topics in an effort to shape the budget's trajectory for the next five years. Throughout October the City will be holding four identical interactive discussion sessions. They are encouraging anyone who is solution-oriented to come join them.
East Side Building Boom
Their friends and family thought they were insane. Build east of Troost? To many white Kansas Citians, that coded phrase, "east of Troost" - the unofficial color line of the city's segregated history - has long implied crime and poverty. To black Kansas Citians, the west side of the avenue signifies as much racial intolerance as it does monied privilege.
Show-Me NRA Big Bucks
Only two United States senators have received more money from the NRA than Sen. Roy Blunt, R-MO. A New York Times study of campaign contributions received by legislators and money spent on their behalf shows that Blunt has received $4,551,146 from the organization, dating back through his days in the House of Representatives.
Booze Backs Protest
One of the NFL's largest advertisers is taking feedback from consumers about recent national anthem protests, but stands by its sponsorship of the league. More than 200 players kneeled or sat during the anthem after President Donald Trump's criticism last month regarding such protests. The move by the players prompted backlash from some fans.
Cowtown Fashionista Display
Designers don't need to go to the east or west coasts to pursue their dreams, Mark Launiu said. "There's so much passion and grind here in Kansas City. And a lot of people on the outside don't know that," said Launiu, co-founder at MADE Urban Apparel.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .